The road to the main finals at the 2022 UCI BMX Racing World Championships was long but most of the favourites made it there, ready to compete for the rainbow jerseys under the blue sky in Nantes in France.
French victory in the Women Junior class The first UCI BMX Racing World Champion title for the day was claimed by Léa Brindjonc (FRA) as she took home the victory in the Women Junior Category, with the French flags waving her on from the grandstands. Latvia’s Veronika Monika Sturiska was runner-up and Sabina Kosarkova (CZE) finished third.
BMX Racing is a major sport in France. The 2022 UCI BMX Racing World Championships being organised in Nantes, therefore, looks to be a very exciting event. More than 3,000 riders are competing in the Challenge and Master races during the week, before the world’s best Elite, U23 and Junior riders start competing for the UCI World Championship titles during the weekend. The temporary BMX Racing track in Nantes is a world-class installation. Two start ramps, measuring 5 metres (Challenge) and 8 metres (UCI BMX Racing World Championships), have been built for the occasion. The higher ramp is for the outer track, which is used for the 2022 UCI BMX Racing World Championships. Following the first turn to the left, the track splits into two with the pro section passing